Exhibit openings at both The Arts Council and The University of Alabama Galleries in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center take place on First Fridays from 5-8 pm and are free and open to the public.
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The Arts Council Gallery and The University of Alabama Gallery
COMMUNITY ARTS CONVERSATIONS AND BLACK HISTORY MONTH EXHIBIT FEATURED ON FEBRUARY FIRST FRIDAY
The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa will host Community Arts Conversations and an exhibit in recognition of Black History Month at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. Taking place on First Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, the exhibit reception will be open from 5-8 p.m. and Community Arts Conversations will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public, numerous groups from Tuscaloosa County will be featured during Community Arts Conversations from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Grand Hall. Established by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa in 2012, the goal of the event is to introduce local cultural organizations to the public and provide information about the groups and their staff on a personal level. Ticket giveaways for upcoming events and other promotional initiatives will also take place. A number of participating performing arts organizations will also be showcased in the Black Box Theatre, offering excerpts from theatrical or musical works.
Organizations performing include:
5:30 p.m.-Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre
6 p.m. -Alabama Blues Project
6:30 p.m.-Theatre Tuscaloosa
7 p.m. -Tuscaloosa Community Dancers
Also on First Friday, the opening of an exhibit in recognition of Black History Month will take place from
5-8 p.m. in The Arts Council Gallery. Artists include Yvonne Wells, students from The University of Alabama, and artists from the West Alabama area including Tuscaloosa, Fayette and Jefferson counties.
Gallery hours are weekdays 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. For more information about First Friday and a list of participating galleries, visit www.firstfridaytuscaloosa.com.
The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center is available for rent, visit cac.tuscarts.org